Weekly Roundup – March 2nd, 2020

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March 03, 2020
Skynest economu Air New Zealand sleep pods
Photo: Air New Zealand

Here are our 4 most popular articles from the past week.


Jetstar pilots exceeded safety limits after getting sums wrong

Jetstar ATSB
A Jetstar A320.

A problem with an electronic system prompted a Jetstar flight crew to make flawed manual calculations and exceed safety limits as they took off from Sydney.

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Air travel still seen as safe as coronavirus fears spread

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A coronavirus. Image: CDC.

There may be no guarantee travelers can avoid contracting the COVID-19 coronavirus but it’s highly unlikely they will catch it on a plane.

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 Air New Zealand unveils revolutionary economy ‘sleep pods’

Skynest economu Air New Zealand sleep pods
Photo: Air New Zealand

It’s called Skynest and a new lie-flat economy class product from innovator Air New Zealand could revolutionize travel at the back of the plane.

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Top Twenty Safest Airlines for 2020

Safest Airlines
Credit Mark Garfinkel

AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only airline safety, and product rating website, has announced its Top Twenty Safest Airlines 2020 from the 405 different airlines it monitors.

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